Dear Community Partners,

This is a reminder that the McCarthy Center for Public Service and the Common Good is kicking off its Infinite San Francisco event series THIS WEEK on Thursday, October 6th in McLaren 250 on the USF Campus.  The first event will celebrate and explore the culture, history, demographics, assets, and dilemmas of the Tenderloin neighborhood.  The agenda for the event is below, and an informational poster is attached.  This event serves as a response, through the lens of public service and community engagement, to Rebecca Solnit’s 2010 publication, Infinite City.  Please consider attending, bringing your colleagues, and/or passing along this information to community members.  Note that lunch will be provided to attendees.
9:30-10:00am Refreshments

10:00-11:30 Panel Discussion (Moderated by USF School of Education Professor Christine Yeh)

Jennifer Friedenbach, Executive Director of the Coalition on Homelessness
Evelyn Y. Ho, Associate Professor of Communication Studies at USF
Rev. Glenda Hope, Executive Director of Network Ministries
Kimberly Pirring, Former DeMarillac Academy Student and Current USF undergraduate
Don Stannard-Friel, Tenderloin Historian and Professor of Sociology and Anthropology at Notre Dame DeNamur University
11:30-11:45 Break

11:45-12:30 Facilitated Round Table Discussions: Attendees and Panelists will engage in conversation around timely local issues
12:30-1:30 Lunch and Networking
If you plan to attend and haven’t already RSVP’ed, please let me know.  I’m trying to get a sense of our attendee numbers.  I can also answer any questions you have.  Feel free to share broadly!



Star Moore
Associate Director for Community-Based Learning
Leo T. McCarthy Center for Public Service and the Common Good
University of San Francisco
2130 Fulton Street
San Francisco, CA 94117


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